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AFL and Pacific Insight Awarded Major PACCAR Module Business FRANKLIN, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 6, 2003--AFL Automotive's
Specialty Products Group ("AFL") and Pacific Insight Electronics Corp.
("Pacific Insight") jointly announce today that AFL has awarded to
Pacific Insight the design and supply of a solid state turn stalk
control module for PACCAR Inc. The module will be used on the majority
of PACCAR's Class 8 Kenworth and Peterbilt trucks. The module will be
introduced into production in July 2004 with annual volumes reaching
up to 40,000 units.
The turn stalk module is one of a number of joint sales
initiatives that AFL and Pacific Insight are currently working on in
the commercial transportation market. Examples of key vehicle
functions controlled by the module are turn signals, intermittent
windshield wipers and headlamp operations, including daytime running
AFL Automotive, an Alcoa business, is a global industry leader and
full-service supplier of complete electrical distribution
architecture, delivering expert capabilities in design, engineering,
testing and manufacturing. It has received supplier awards from
PACCAR, Ford Motor Company, Volkswagen and Subaru.
Pacific Insight is a leading designer, manufacturer and supplier
of electronic components to the automotive, heavy truck and marine
markets. Through its four divisions: Original Equipment, Aftermarket,
Instrumentation and Wire and Cable, the Company is dedicated to
providing high quality products and customer-focused service. In
recognition of this, Pacific Insight has won six Supplier of the Year
awards from General Motors, and Ford Motor Company awarded the Company
its highest recognition for supplier quality - the prestigious Q1